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Openness to work together will help both government and media

Media freedom is important. Where press cannot be free, there will be corruption, lack of accountability and transparency. It is not for no reason that Edmund Burke said nearly two centuries ago that yonder in the reporters’ gallery is a fourth estate more important far than all the eminent and venerable branches of the government.

Our uphill battle with tobacco

World No Tobacco Day was observed in the country last week....

The dilemma of protecting wetland in thromdes

It was a big relief and welcome news when the minister...

Let not developmental activities harm agriculture

Agriculture is Bhutan’s mainstay. For more than 60 percent of people...

Exploiting drone technology

The Department of Geology and Mines is using a drone to...

Need to address waste issue seriously

Waste management is increasingly becoming a problem in the country. If...

Securing our systems

Many are shocked by the recent incident in which two organisations...

Cleaning the system will take extraordinary courage and zeal

Education is once more in the limelight. And that is good....

Illegal immigration, a national concern

The National Council’s (NC) concern on the rising number of illegal...

Protecting our environment and wildlife

Bhutan is ranked among the top 10 percent of the countries...

Including everyone

The Centenary Park in Thimphu is now accessible to people with...

Staggering implementation of dzongkhag and yenlag thromdes

As the local elections draw near, it remains a question how...

Investing in teachers critical

We must invest in teachers. Skilled and happy teachers will make...

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